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Queen Elizabeth II & Prince Philip


Queen Elizabeth II & Prince Philip


Date of Issue

October 10, 1957




Postal Administration


Perforation or Dimension



Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.


Portraits engraved by Yves Baril. Based on photographs by Yousuf Karsh.

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In commemoration of the visit to Canada in October, 1957, Canada paid homage to Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh by the issue of a stamp bearing their portraits.

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip

Portraits of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip in profile from photographs by Karsh of Ottawa.


Patrick, Douglas and Mary Patrick. Canada's Postage Stamps. Toronto, McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1964, p. 109.

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